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THE MARC, TOWER 1, 129 RIVONIA ROAD, SANDTON, 2196, SOUTH AFRICA
Tel:
Work +27 11 269 7600
Email:
Web:
www.ENSafrica.com
Accra, Alexandra, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Johannesburg and 8 more
ENSafrica, Lloyd Christie, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

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Lloyd Christie

Tel:
Work +27 11 269 7600
Email:
ENSafrica

Work Department

Mining

Position

Director

Career

Lloyd Christie is a director at ENSafrica in the mining and environmental departments. He specialises in mining and environmental law, with a focus on providing mineral resource regulatory advice, including advising on resource finance projects, disposals and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, black economic empowerment transactions, strategic planning in relation to green field operations, resource disputes and lobbying regulators. He also advises on environmental regulation to the waste, water, nuclear, mining, banking and other industries affected by environmental legislation.

Lloyd’s experience includes lobbying government regarding environmental fiscal reform and developing new fossil fuel-based, nuclear and renewable energy facilities and maximising carbon opportunities under international treaties such as the Kyoto Protocol. Lloyd has extensive experience in advising on environmental impact assessments, matters involving industrial decommissioning and land contamination, mine closure and rehabilitation, environmental law related dispute resolution, mine health and safety and community engagement. Lloyd has also acquired a particular expertise in nuclear regulation in South Africa, advising the developer of third-generation nuclear technology, and has developed one of the leading carbon practices in South Africa, having advised on numerous Clean Development Mechanism projects.

Lloyd is a member of the Environmental Lawyers Association and the South African Clean Development Mechanism Association. He has also acted in the Labour Court, High Court and magistrate’s court. He co-authored the South African Country Chapter in the PLC Cross-border Environment Handbook 2010.

Education

BA (North West University); LLB (North West University); LLM (North West University); and Admitted as a conveyancer and as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa.


South Africa

Mining

Within: Mining

ENSafrica has one of the most rounded mining practices in South Africa. From mining law to mining M&A and mine health and safety, the firm is at the forefront of the industry. It advised Sibanye Gold on its $2.7bn cross-border acquisition of Stillwater, a transaction that transformed the client into a genuine global mining giant. The firm's chief operating officer Otsile Matlou is a leading mining law specialist with a fine record across sub-Saharan Africa. Lloyd Christie has a fine reputation in environmental and regulatory matters and Willem le Roux has unrivalled experience in mine occupational health and safety. Ian Hayes is a leader in mining M&A.

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